South Gate, California

Population 95,297

South Gate is located in Los Angeles County, CA. The population is 95,297.

There are 27 public schools in South Gate with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for South Gate is moderate , and there are 91 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in South Gate is high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date South Gate property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near South Gate include Cudahy, Lynwood and Walnut Park.

South Gate Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 43.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 49.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 7.3%

Crime Rate

30.57% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 784
  • Violent Crimes: 659
  • Robbery: 190
  • Burglary: 372
  • Property Crime: 2
  • Larceny Theft: 1

Registered Offenders

46.53% Lower than national avg.
  • 91 offenders in South Gate
  • 9.55 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

208 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 29
  • Superfunds: 27
  • Tanks & Spills: 151


High 11.9%
  • California unemployment average: 7.9%
  • National unemployment average: 6.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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27 Public Schools view public schools

There are 27 K-12 public schools in South Gate, CA and 3 private schools. Homefacts rates South Gate's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.
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3 Private Schools

Redeemer Lutheran School

Southgate Montessori Preschool

St Helen Catholic Elementary School

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2 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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91 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$500,000 compared to December 2019
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

224 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of South Gate, CA issued 224 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 224 permits, 3 were issued for single family homes and 221 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of South Gate, CA issued 5 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,080
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,285
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,660
  • 3 Bedrooms: $2,220
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,430

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Environmental Hazards

208 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1365/1432)
    South Gate, CA has 95.32% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    South Gate, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index VERY HIGH 7.05 Average
    South Gate, CA is a very high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 59.43°
  • February 58.16°
  • March 61.08°
  • April 63.42°
  • May 66.13°
  • June 69.03°
  • July 72.18°
  • August 74.13°
  • September 71.68°
  • October 70.13°
  • November 63.07°
  • December 56.92°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for South Gate, CA

South Gate, CA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
South Gate, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
South Gate, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
South Gate, CA has a low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in South Gate, CA: $46,556


Unemployment in South Gate is 11.9%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 7.9% and 6.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 53.42%
White Collar - 46.58%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

City Representatives

  • Janice Hahn

Neighborhood Info

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0 Cemeteries view all

  • No Cemeteries found in South Gate, CA

5 FCC Towers view all

0 Hospitals view all

  • No hospitals found in South Gate, CA

2 Libraries view all

1 Police Station view all

1 Retirement Home view all

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